Trying Times in Papua New Guinea Football

Despite recent on-field successes, turmoil now continues to reign within the structure of football in Papua New Guinea, with divisions and disorganization presenting problems for football in the country for the near future.   Promise and Problems The hosting of the 2016 FIFA […]

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Match Report : Qatar 1-0 Andorra

A curious fixture took place at the English FA’s National Football Centre at St. Georges Park on Wednesday as 2022 World Cup hosts Qatar faced Andorra, with both teams using the occasion to prepare for their respective upcoming World Cup […]

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Uzbek Classico : Pakhtakor Six Stuns Neftchi

Pakhtakor Tashkent have given their season a much needed boost following a thoroughly impressive 6-0 victory against major rivals Neftchi Fergana in week 17 of the Uzbek top flight season. A record result in this fixture.   Slow Burner In […]

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Match Report : San Marino 0-2 Andorra

Stadio Olimpico San Marino

Andorra have claimed their first victory since 2004, winning out away to San Marino in a friendly played in tricky weather conditions under poor visibility at what became a very foggy Stadio Olimpico in Serravalle.   Goals from an Ildefons […]

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2026 World Cup : CONCACAF Seek Three Nation Bid

CONCACAF World Cup

As FIFA continue their plans to further expand the number of teams competing at future world cups, CONCACAF General Secretary Philippe Moggio believes this presents a great opportunity for the region to host the 2026 FIFA World Cup.   Speaking […]

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Guinea-Bissau AFCON 2017 :Underdogs enter the Lions Den

Guinea Bissau Football Squad

The 2017 edition of the Africa Cup of Nations will feature Guinea-Bissau making their debut in, what looks set to be a thrilling edition with many of the perennial big hitters including Cameroon, Ghana, Egypt, Morocco and Ivory Coast challenging […]

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The Other Final – Football Film Review

Bhutan Stadium

For those looking to see a side of them game, that despite lacking the media coverage, has all the passion of any world fixture, Bhutan v Montserrat featured in this 2002 documentary is a great insight to this corner of […]

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Video Refereeing – Trials and Tribulations

Soccer Camera

History has been made this week in the annual FIFA World Club Cup championship with video referee trials featuring alongside Real Madrid’s success in overcoming Kashima Antlers after extra time to claim the second world title in the competition. Speaking in 2008, […]

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Folgore Capture San Marino Title

Folgore Team Photo

S.S Folgore/Falciano were able to celebrate this past weekend as they secured there first championship victory in fifteen years following an extremely closely contested league final against Juvenes/Dogana. Folgore, having struggled through the playoffs heading into this final perhaps feared the […]

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